Friday, 16th April 2021

Nationwide doctors strike to be launched next week

Colombo, Aug 16 (BAN/ AD): A nationwide strike will be launched next week by the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA).

GMOA secretary Dr. Haritha Aluthge said strike will be launched for fulfilling various issues affecting the health sector including the failure to enforce the minimum standard in medical education.

Addressing the media he said there are several issues for which no solution has been found hence GMOA has decided to definitely launch a strike next week.

On August 15 Government Medical Association Executive Committee had a meeting and decision to launch strike was taken.

Dr. Aluthge said considering the response of the Health Minister and the relevant authorities on all these matters, the GMOA will launch the strike within the week starting on the 19th.



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